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24 March 2020

By Kim Harrisberg and Nellie Peyton JOHANNESBURG/DAKAR, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – People globally are being told to wash their hands to fight the spread of coronavirus but in Africa many can’t, experts said, urging states to use the pandemic as a reason to finally push for improvements to water supplies. Aid workers and […]

18 January 2019

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)’s vision is a world in which everyone, everywhere is able to practice safe sanitation and hygiene with dignity. Working to facilitate sector coordination at national, regional and global levels, WSSCC believes that the 5th African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene is a unique opportunity to promote political […]

9 January 2019

Cross River State, South-South Nigeria, has held an annual carnival every year for the past 12 years. Tagged, ‘Africa’s Biggest Street Party’, it brings together an average of 3 million people into Calabar every December. The 2018 Carnival Calabar took a different turn as sanitation and hygiene were at the center stage amidst the fun and entertainment.  […]

5 December 2018

Are you an outstanding sanitation and hygiene professional working in Africa? The AMCOW AfricaSan Awards is looking for your nomination. Candidates can submit the nominations no later than January 9, 2019, all information available here. The AfricaSan 5 will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on February 18-22. The AfricaSan Award aims to raise the profile […]

24 March 2017

Findings of a new UN Women/WSSCC study were presented at a side event during CSW 61.

21 March 2017

WSSCC, in partnership with Global Citizen and the World Bank, celebrates World Water Day with a panel session dedicated to sanitation.

7 March 2017

The lack of adequate sanitation and waste systems presents a considerable challenge for sustainable waste management across Africa.

2 March 2017

Join us at CSW in New York for the findings of a new study on the sanitation and hygiene needs of women working in the informal sector in Niger.

6 October 2016

Through peer-to-peer learning, the Global Sanitation Fund is harnessing the immense amount of knowledge.

23 August 2016

Sessions addressed key issues and provided recommendations for action required to achieve universal and equitable access to WASH.